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Mayor's Honorary Guides

Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 1225 477411
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Excellent informative free tour

We had Lindsay for our tour who was friendly, funny and informative. We couldnt believe they did a... read more

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This was even more interesting and informative than the Roman Baths and it was free ! Roland , our... read more

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A genuinely free service (tips are NOT accepted) providing daily walking tours in Bath. Received Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2014. Tours take place daily including public holidays except Christmas Day: Sunday - Friday 10.30 & 14.00, Saturday 10.30 only. May to September additional tours on Tuesday and Thursday at 19.00 (not Friday or Saturday). These tours include the main sights in the city centre - Abbey Church Yard, Queen Square, Royal Crescent, Circus etc. From May to September 2015, additional free tours on Tuesday and Thursday at 11.00 to Great Pulteney Street, the Kennet and Avon canal, the 18th century Sydney Gardens, the Holburne Museum (exterior but you can leave here) and back to city centre. All these walking tours leave from outside the entrance to Roman Baths and Pump Room in Abbey Church Yard and last approximately 2 hours. No booking necessary or possible for individuals, but must be made 4 weeks in advance for group of 12 or more. Other walking tours are arranged from time to time and are shown on our website.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Main Entrance to the Pump Room, Bath BA1 1LY, England
+44 1225 477411

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had Lindsay for our tour who was friendly, funny and informative. We couldnt believe they did a whole tour for free! We did this at the beginning our our Bath trip to help us learn about the town, get our bearings and for us...More

Thank Pink243
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was even more interesting and informative than the Roman Baths and it was free ! Roland , our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We spent a lovely 2 hours seeing sights and learning things that we could not have done without his help.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour was filled with a lot of very interesting info. Most people will walk from point A to point B but with this tour, you still went from A to B but you were led down alleyways, stopped behind buildings to hear about them...More

Thank Deb873
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great two hour tour with Robert who was knowledgeable relaxed and great at explaining for those with little historical background. Nice mix of facts and anecdotes. Two hours flew by and we learnt a lot about why Bath is the city it...More

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed this two hour free tour of Bath on a Sunday morning. We had arrived in Bath on Friday night and were leaving early Sunday afternoon. We had a tour booked early Saturday morning so we couldn't do the tour until Sunday. We managed...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour provided by the City of Bath this past September. Our guide Bob was the best, regaling us with insights about some of Bath's past worthies and breaking out in song from time-to-time. The two hour tour...More

Thank ireland651
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were visiting Bath for just 48 hours and wanted to see as much as possible. Our hosts at the fabluous Hill House Guest House told us about the Lord Mayor's Walk and so we decided to go for it. Our guide, Alan, clearly knows...More

Thank mikeinh0ve
Reviewed 6 days ago

These walks are completely FREE - no tips or gratuities are accepted. They are led by people passionate about Bath, who are full of knowledge. We had Joy take us around Bath, and she was fabulous! The tours are not strenuous, and are pram friendly....More

Thank LostMe
Reviewed 1 week ago

These Mayor's Walks are free and, as the guide tells you, tipping is not permitted. A very cheap three hour walk then! The guide that we had was a charming and knowledgeable gentlemen with a real love for his city. Together we walked around all...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

These (free, no-tips accepted) 2-hour information packed walks are a great introduction to the culture, architecture, and city of Bath from some of its biggest cheerleaders. There were well over 100 of us gathered at the meeting time, and the well-prepared leaders efficiently divided us...More

Thank Fred T
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Jim-and-Denise1994 | Reviewed this property |
The itinerary that Andy followed for us was on a Thursday rather than a Sunday, but the attractions we saw were in the order we listed in our review. Several people peeled off, and they even say at the start that if you need... More
9 May 2017|
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Response from Urban-Foxy16 | Reviewed this property |
They didn't stop near anywhere to sit down. It is two hours of gentle walking but quite a lot of standing and listening too. A couple carrying a baby had to step out half way through - you can leave the tour at any point... More
2 May 2017|
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Response from NigelBHemingbrough | Reviewed this property |
Not Spanish though